Upcoming Programs and Events

For more information about programs and events, contact Lawrence Willim at 248.553.2400 x124.


Holocaust Memorial Center Events

Community Events

November 23 / 11:00 am
World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors Conference

Learn about recent developments from the World Federation of Jewish Child Survivors conference in Berlin and hear about the Lodz community's commemoration of the 70th anniversary of the liquidation of the Lodz ghetto. Presenters include Dr. Charles Silow and Dr. Rene Lichtman.

  • Admission: Free with museum admisson
  • Refreshments: Hot beverages and coffee cake

December 7 / 3:00 pm
Film Screening and Director Talk
The Lady in Number 6: Music Saved My Life

Energetic, piano-playing Holocaust survivor Alice Herz-Sommer will bring a smile to your face in this 2014 Academy Award winning film.  Malcolm Clarke, the film’s director, will provide additional details about this remarkable Theresienstadt survivor whose message is: “Life is beautiful, and I have so much to learn and enjoy. I have no space nor time for pessimism and hate.”

  • Admission: Members Free / Non-members $10
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  • Reception with director following the program.

Generously Supported by the PNC Foundation


November 23 / 3:00 pm
Film Screening and Presentation
An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines

Join the Philippine American Foundation (FILAMCCO Foundation) and guest speaker Sharon Delmendo, co-producer of the film, for a screening of An Open Door: Jewish Rescue in the Philippines. The film explores a dramatic, little known sotry of how more than 1,300 Jews fled Nazi Germany and found refuge and friendship in a distant Asian Pacific nation.